A chair in a room
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A chair in a room

Moriyama House, Ryue Nishizawa (photo by the author ten years after this piece was written, in May 2018, as part of this later set of thoughts)

‘Houses’, by Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa, SANAA (Actar 2007)

Ed. This piece was first published at cityofsound.com on 27 January 2008. See this later set of thoughts on Nishizawa's Moriyama House, written a decade later, after finally visiting.



Articles and sketches concerning the design of interactions, things and experiences. Title from Eliel Saarinen: ”Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context — a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.”

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Dan Hill

Designer, urbanist, etc. Director of Melbourne School of Design. Previously, Swedish gov, Arup, UCL IIPP, Fabrica, Helsinki Design Lab, BBC etc